# 9pm9minutes: From Nagarjuna Akkineni to Priyanka Naidu, celebrities light diyas after the Prime Minister's closing call.
Following PM Narendra Modi During the blackout, citizens across the country lit diyas, candles, lit their cell phones and torch lights for 9 minutes at 9 p.m. Sunday (April 5). From Bigg Boss Telugu 3 host Nagarjuna Akkineni To Vadinamma, actress Priyanka Naidu shared photos and videos of how they showed their solidarity and wished that the darkness spread by Coronavirus (Covid-19) would dissipate soon.
Nagarjuna Akkineni shared a picture of himself with wife Amala and younger Akhil and wrote, “Driving the darkness away !! # IndiaFightsCorona #IndiaComeTogether (sic)”
Pushing away the darkness! # IndiaFightsCorona #IndiaComeTogether https://t.co/kNmtQgIuTH - Nagarjuna Akkineni (@iamnagarjuna) 1586101351000
Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu host Chiranjeevi Konidela also shared a few pictures and a video of his family lighting diyas following PM Narendra Modi’s call.
#LightForIndia # 9PmFor9Minutes #UnitedAgainstCorona #StayHomeStaySafe https://t.co/n2e90soX8p - Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) 1586103632000
#LightForIndia # 9PmFor9Minutes #UnitedAgainstCorona https://t.co/vdY38B2WeF - Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) 1586103100000
Ace TV presenter Suma Kanakala shared a video where she can be seen smiling by candlelight and said: Sarve Jana Sukhinobhavanthu
Bigg Boss Telugu 3 winner Rahul Sipligunj He also shared a photo of himself with a candle next to him and wrote: #indiafightscorona # 9baje9minute #gocoronago # jaihind🇮🇳 (sic)
Bigg Boss Telugu 2 winner Kaushal Manda shared a video where he can be seen standing with diyas from his balcony. In his post, he thanked citizens for actively participating in task # 9pm9minutes and further praised health workers, the police, and other departments for their selfless services. He wrote: It is so good to see that people lit candles/diyas and held torches tonight to show solidarity with each other in the midst of this national blockade. Yes, it is a sign of hope and I felt that we stay closer to each other even during their stay in our house. # 9pm9mins @narendramodi. We also owe gratitude to our front-line workers, as they deserve not only a greeting and a synchronized round of applause, but also teams to prevent them from becoming infected. I cannot thank all the health workers, the police department and other departments for the service they provided. they are doing it for the public. We will soon go through this #IndiaFightsCorona.
While Bigg Boss telugu contestants Ali Reza, Himaja, Ashu Reddy, Vithika Sheru, Varun Sandesh, Roll Rida, Nandini Rai and others have shared photos of how they participated in the initiative, as TV presenters Sreemukhi Rashmi Gautam, Mounaragam actress Priyanka Jain, Vadinamma Prabhakar actor, Karthika Deepam Premi Viswanath actress and others have also offered a glimpse of their diyas.
Local gang fame Tejaswi Madivada shared a photo of their diyas along with a view from their balcony and lashed out at people in their neighborhood who were exploding with firecrackers.
Priyanka Naidu from Vadinamma encouraged fans to light lamps, adding that light kills all kinds of bad microorganisms present in the environment. Sharing a photo of her with her candle lamp, she wrote: Hopefully everything will return to normal.